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May 3, 2014 12:00pm PDT
and requests from southern, from people requesting significance. russia says it needs russian language speakers all across ukraine if it feels tear interests are threatened. of course, russia has this is a risk of the ukrainian military. russia has tens of thousands of troops positioned in key areas on the other side of the border in western russia. at any moment, should they give them the moment to invade, they could do that. at the moment no such order has been given. the kremlin is saying they don't know what to do. they're trying to assess what their next move will be. there has been a conversation between john kerry and his counterparts here. he is calling on secretary of state kerry to do everything to do to stop that military infiltration in western ukraine. >> thanks very much. all right, back in this country hollywood has the oscars. tonight the washington correspondence dinner. plus, flight 370 will look different. what that will likely involve in this next phase next. [ hypnotist ] you are feeling satisfied . o a u.s. military tells the bluefin drone looking for flight 370 will be us
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 2:35pm EDT
and in russia, czars, england, the navy the ruble waves, that we were not the superpower, we are very isolationist from world war i. world war ii changes everything. you cannot put your finger on any part of american culture, society, silence, politics, everything changes. we reject the lead of nations. we pass into the 1930s which prohibited american troops leaving u.s. oil and that was the world in which we operated. we give rise to the america first movement after the nazi invasion of poland in september 1949 which if we didn't respond to. december 7th and eighth is the one time in the history of the united states, we can ourselves we are united as a citizenry. we have never been united. we have always been divided. in the american revolution there was a lot of tory sympathizers in the united states. benjamin franklin's son was imprisoned as a tory sympathizer during the revolutionary war. we were not united during the war of 1812. the civil war was about the divisions in this country. spanish-american war again. even our entry into world war ii congress debated for many days and e
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 12:00am EDT
today, the united nations security council held a meeting on russia's intervention in ukraine and the recent violence there. we heard remarks from u.s. ambassador samantha power but begin with comments from the israeli ambassador -- ambassador. this is about an hour and a half. >> it has to do with the punitive military operations with the use of terrorists from the co-fascist right sector as well as other national -- organizations against their own people in ukraine. the subunit of the ukrainian force is using tanks and other -- and other heavy artillery. striking protesters and entrenching fighters. misadventures are not quickly stopped than the cottage gothic context cannot be avoided. punitive measures against their own people, to carry out its obligations under the geneva ss to the inability or lack of desire to carry out its obligations under the geneva declaration for a swift halt of all violent and launching a broad, national dialogue with regis and political forces. if anyone is doubting, now today it is definitely clear that the begineclarations need to nationwide di
PBS
May 2, 2014 7:00pm PDT
at the us president and the visiting german chancellor said about the threat of tougher sanctions on russia. barack obama going up the prospect of measures targeting defence and finance. this is in ukraine to govern helicopters were shot down the aisle to get defensive. it's a good sled dogs has also been deadly stuff streaking up the southern port city of deaths. at least three killed there. also the newsletter may not have a new president can lay claim to the minister along with most eligible bachelor. the actions of george clooney's impeachment to human rights attorney and all of the team. i was char while ago here on false and get you her press conference from the white house. a lot of it. reacting to what's been up friday of escalation in both eastern and southern ukraine. in the port of odessa. three killed in clashes between pro russian protesters and supporters of ukrainian unity. meanwhile anton offensive by government forces on the eastern city of sled dogs marks for the shooting down two ukrainian helicopters kids security services when one was hit by a surface to air missiles. o
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 8:00pm EDT
spoken out forcefully and against russia's illegal actions in ukraine and you have been a leader in the european union as well as an indispensable partner in the g7. your presence here today is a reminder that our nations stand united. we are united in our determination on coordinated sanctions. we are united on our unwavering article five commitment to the security of our nato allies including german aircraft joining nato patrols over the baltics. we are united in our support for ukraine including the very important imf program approved this week to help them stabilize and reform its economy. as ukrainian forces move to restore order in eastern ukraine, it is obvious to the world that these russian groups are not peaceful protesters. they are heavily armed militants who are receiving significant support from russia. the ukrainian government has the right and responsibility to uphold law and order within its territory and russia needs to use its influence over these paramilitary groups of they disarm and stop. evoking provoking violence. let me say that we are also united in our
ABC
May 2, 2014 4:00pm PDT
front against violence in ukraine and steps the president is poised to take if russia doesn't back down. >> and concern over a deadly virus first seen in the >> the crisis in ukraine is escalating. 30 people died in new clashes in kiev. the president met with german chancellor at the white house. a meeting could determine further sanctions. today the president and german chancellor presented a united front. >> if in fact we see disruptions and the did he stable sayings continuing so severely that it impedes elections on may 25, we will not have a choice but to move forward with additional more severe sanctions. >> the sanctions will be unavoidable. >> the violent instability at the top of the agenda for white house meetings germany has much as stake here. it gets one third of the oil and gas from russia. the president says harsher sanctions could be the next step. >> the goal is not to punish russia, but to give them an incentive to choose the better course. >> eastern ukraine has been teetering on the brink for weeks cities and towns falling like dominoes today more than 30 people died
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 4:00pm EDT
by the u.s.? washington may times attempted to tell russia where and how military troops should write. the white house was insulted by our appeal to the government to withdraw from eastern ukraine. washington has always requested elected in ainely coverage. logic is very strange used against civilians. and by a government that has no legitimacy. the representative of that you did not go much further than the american colleagues. talking about the state's monopoly over the use of force. this statement can only be called provocation. it seems that the high representative not only did not was supportingt those that perpetrated the coup d'État. the u.s. and the eu, their great responsibility is strong in the past. the categorical refusal of washington is totally non-fortuitous. running counter to the geneva declaration of 17 april. dialogueontinuation of . what could be a more striking force? of the use of and the signers of the geneva declaration, to not commit a look atror and take a possible consequences of their actions. and stop the district of policy with respect to the ukraine. an
FOX Business
May 2, 2014 4:00pm EDT
.s. companies exposure in russia and how that might be affected by events in ukraine. we heard about ford, gm. turns out jpmorgan, some other banks have some exposure in russia. jpmorgan reporting $4.7 billion exposure in russia as of march 31st. may have changed a little bit since then. this is according to dow jones by the way. they are concerned, they're closely monitoring events in ukraine about whether that might affect their investments in russia. as you can see the stock is off a a little bit hours because of this dow jones report. we'll closely monitor it and bring more information to you. meanwhile, let's go back to liz. liz: thank you, david. if anybody really knows warren buffett, how he thinks, how he invest our next two guests would be near at the top of the list. one has been warren broker, day, morning noon, nighttime more than 30 years. one has written numerous books about the "oracle of omaha." with me, john freund, citigroup managing director of institutional equity steals and andy kilpatrick, who wrote, "of permanent value," the story of warren buffett. this is the most rec
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 12:00pm EDT
and then the lady behind him. >> hi, i'm ira >> gorbachev did raise the question shouldn't russia join nato also, and james baker pooh-poohed him, and anytiming having made a mistake, james baker later regreated that and -- regretted that and said he should have engaged gorbachev on that question. one of the first acts of the yeltsin government in december 1991 was to raise the question of nato membership, the foreign ministry later said it was a mistranslation, but officials assured me that, in fact, it was a true translation, they just had to withdraw it because it became such a political embarrassment for yeltsin and if or you personally -- and for you personally. i am wondering how much damage has been done by our lack of engagement with russia on the question of a serious integration with russia and its interests with nato. >> first of all, i cannot agree more on your statement, thank you so much. [laughter] and secondly, i agree with the assumption of your question, yes. that's the point, and that's where i technically agree, and i see the point of putin when he says that we had kind of, w
FOX Business
May 2, 2014 11:00am EDT
to impose actions on russia. we are united in our unwavering article five commitment. including german aircraft joining nato patrols over the baltics. we are united in our support for ukraine. the very important imf program approved this week. they disarm and stop provoking violence. pro- russian militants are still holding observers, including four germans, as well as ukrainian exports. they have been paraded in front of the media and forced to make statements at the barrel of a gun. it is disgraceful and un- excusable. finally, as both angela and i have repeatedly said, we want to see a diplomatic resolution andrew -- in ukraine. diplomatic and economic. it is estimated that $100 billion will exit russia this year. in short, russians actions are making an already weak economy even weaker. we have been consulting closely with our european and g-7 partners. the russian leadership must know that if it continues to destabilize eastern ukraine and disrupt this month residential collection, we will move quickly on additional steps including further sanctions that will impose greater costs.
PBS
May 2, 2014 6:30am PDT
in russia as the trading prices rumbles on and at the age of rocks once more cocoa powder and radicals are suspected to be behind the nation's charter shake up the supper of the nigerian capital nineteen people have been killed as a car bomb just makes you happy the traffic streets. i welcome today's please update your own food think adds to the ukrainian ministry helicopters had been shot dead during an assault near the rebel held town of the pm this friday to get the cars is confirmed two pilots died. it's the first major operation against progress in the sense that seized government building in a dozen cities across the eastern ukraine. bean pot the kremlin has an answer represents to the president who has been traveling to the eastern ukraine for negotiations. a spokesman on the stinky assault saying is that killed off the east west to beat the court. thompson has more on events. manning barricades on the outskirts of some don't. this all ukrainian national forces launched an operation to retake the eastern town from for russia medicines interior minister on some of the cult paste
LINKTV
May 2, 2014 5:30am PDT
of the observers held in slaviansk. russia spent the special envoy to the area. he is in the region right now. contact with him has been real established. >> vladimir putin warned of consequences against ukraine for acting against its own citizens. what consequences could flow from today's events? >> that is right. vladimir putin has one of consequences in ukraine. he did not give exact details of what the consequences might entail. the russian foreign ministry said the assault in the region would have catastrophic consequences. all of this talk has made it clear russia may be taking military action in the area. they have 45,000 troops stationed near the border. they have appealed to the separatists for help from russia. so far no military action has been taken yet. >> thank you for updating us from moscow. the u.s. president hosts the german chancellor later for talks on the escalating crisis in ukraine. it is angela merkel's first visit to washington since the revelation american spies tapped her mobile phone. advancing a trade deal is on the agenda. the pair will hold a joint press confere
MSNBC
May 2, 2014 3:00am PDT
this morning that u.s. sanctions over ukraine are having a limited impact on russia as vladimir putin demand troops withdraw from part of the country. the russian ruble and stock market are actually stronger now than they were before the first wave of u.s. sanctions were announced. >> that's not really the idea. >> meanwhile, an operation is underway in eastern ukraine to reclaim the city controlled by pro-russian militants. gunfire and explosions could be heard as ukrainian forces claim they regained control of at least nine check points. the militants shot down two military helicopters. at least three people have been killed including a ukrainian pilot. separatists loyal to moscow are building barricades in an attempt to keep ukrainian forces away. it has been a violent week in the region with pro-russian militants seizing control of government buildings. yesterday the men overpowered to storm a building. they are fighting. >> they are fighting. you know it's not a good sign when vladimir putin tells you to withdraw troops from your own country. and the sanctions are having unfortunately l
obama hosts german chancellor angela merkel at the white house. tougher sanctions against russia could be on the table, all this happening as the violence in ukraine escalates dramatically overnight. cnn has been monitoring a large-scale military operation being launched by the ukrainian military, all while russian president vladimir putin is calling on kiev to withdraw its troops from southeast ukraine, withdraw its troops from its own country, if it wants to keep peace. let's get more on today's meeting between the president and angela merkel. senior white house correspondent jim acosta filed this report. >> reporter: john and christine, german chancellor angela merkel's visit to the white house comes at a critical time. both the u.s. and germany have tried to apply pressure on russia to try to de-escalate the crisis in ukraine, the u.s. taking the lead on sanctions, while chancellor merkel has tried to use her closer relationship with russian president vladimir putin to resolve the crisis, but it's not clear whether those closer ties are helping. in a phone conversation that the two
CNN
May 2, 2014 12:00am PDT
russia separatists. we have nick payton walsh on the line now. he's north of slovavyansk. if you can give us what information you have, especially the death that's been confirmed. >> reporter: let me tell you what we've seen. to the north of slavyansk, it's a pro russian checkpoint. now in quite reasonable number though not particularly effectively, ukraine iian troop seem pretty well organized some of them and others say they're from the national guard who are traveling around. a military helicopter flying along that highway. we can hear in the distance what may have been two rocket propelled explosions. the interior minister of the ukraine says that nine check points around slavyansk have been taken. they have made statements in the past in and around slavyansk to be slightly exaggerated or inaccurate. we've seen a new phase around slavyansk. those on the ground say things have been come parativelily quiet this morning. in town they have heard some shooting. things were apparently quiet. there were also reports confirmed from the interior minister that a helicopter was being shot down a
PBS
May 1, 2014 8:00pm PDT
the approach say to russia new coach is not so different when you when it's a personal question because both leaders that do not like twenty two reactions they rely on diplomacy. they've seen a huge impact that sanctions can happen when you non nuclear negotiations the main riff the main difference is between the american people in the german people. every second john on a reef uses any kind of sanctions against russia almost eighty percent free fuel as many tourists off of the ukraine the talent for my chance to catch quota celebrated his seventeenth birthday this week. he did a great big party and some peaches but then again school is the star guest was it was not in the pudding and it's a different mindset. it's just a different kind of office team russia a different kind of suddenly got me a different sentiment between the government and perhaps the german he asked us to develop its a clear with and we have the channel four action understand or sentiment. i knew that very much different from its raya well up older stock senior correspondent and der spiegel author of the nsa complex thank
PBS
May 1, 2014 7:00pm PDT
and the bnz bank. bennett was the biggest manufacturer in russia. at the same time feel it's a tragedy. every time a french company to report on a foreign one quarter of the moment too. to take the points. i think it is today. this is something that we have to tough it out seriously have to take into consideration the fact that if we do when it was seen in solution we will have to face issues with that of tom monopolies. she had long track record in france and its partner in big groups are from three years in the leaves. yep that's that's why everything is on a table and we need to discuss it and given that the county saying clinton the best solution is to last them for it to its employees in for a car on the future of our energy policy. tom and newtown. as mentioned i would like you as he he he. eugene found a solution and come i am not sure that this is due. and we can't see this into account weekends we can sound the news oust him to train built in the build up an emt and industry policy. we need to start now on. and we bleed strategic policy of more globally and in a descending and hasn't
PBS
May 1, 2014 5:30pm PDT
when woohoo . the i do the studios here in berlin this is a journal. thanks to his coming. russia percent since the school buildings in east in ukraine. the mets why does this gondola ride police used tear gas water cannon and tear down monday to protest its tentacles an irish politician gerry adams remains in custody wednesday this threat there have been some of the most violent scenes today to ukraine what an angry mob stormed a key government building internet the number of injuries reported. well as the unrest spreads russian president vladimir putin has called on ukraine to remove the security forces from the eastern and southern regions. wednesday's protests on ninety but that could prove especially difficult the land and fees morning tea and that it would have to rework its seventeen billion dollar brain that if it loses control of the economically important east. raising the state's still high protest is the fights done to make that a gas and stone the prosecutor's office and the mets. the run police guarding the building was beaten by them all the kids that the sun to pra
CNN
May 1, 2014 2:00pm PDT
this is nato allies, particularly those close to russia and ukraine, have requested a more robust nato presence including larger permanent deployments on their soil. these additional troops will come from u.s. forces already in europe. the british may also be contributing. this as it's becoming clearer inside ukraine that the government there is unable to police and control its own territory. as pro-russian militants expand their armed action across the eastern part of the country. in the scenes of escalating violence in eastern ukraine, this one is particularly sobering. the ukrainian riot police sent in to remove pro-russian militants from city of donestk were instead removed, themselves, chased away and later stripped of their shields, bat batons, even their bulletproof vests. the militants were left to bust down doors and shatter windows. pro-russian militants are steadily seizing control of communities a cross eastern ukraine. slavyansk is under control. as are police headquarters and city halls in ability oaeight o eastern towns and cities. ukrainian officials say they're powerless to sto
FOX News
May 1, 2014 12:00pm PDT
into what caused the ferry to sink. >>> the crisis in ukraine had more russia -- has made russia more of an enemy than a partner, according to the number two official at the nato. video shows pro-russian militant attacking riot police and storming a prosecutor's office in a town in eastern ukraine. meantime, police and volunteers set up road blocks outside another town trying to stop pro-russian militants from entering. ukrainian officials say some militants are actually elite russian soldiers. today row, held its first may day parade in red square since vladimir putin gave out some hero of labor awards originally created by joe -- joseph stalin. >> internet giants are eyeing an important court case that might be in the hands of the u.s. supreme court. the outcome of this case could change the rules the next time you leave any kind of a comment on a web site. >> plus, why you might want to reconsider your next visit to the nail salon. jeff... hey, scott! top of the mornin' to you, sir. this is no time for lollygaggin', lad. but we love lollygaggin'. we do. but it's a battlefield out t
PBS
May 1, 2014 9:00am PDT
just as the crimean stated some support independence some are pushing to join russia the cr h brought leaders of different nns togheto t figure out a diplomatic solution japanese primeisr shinzo of a myth in berlin with german chancellor uncle a merkel. president bush said the state tv when you reach an agreement to urge russia to play in response to rule in the international community the us and european union have been trying to pressure put on by broadening sanctions against senior russian officials and companies. european borders cannot will not be changed through political and intimidation or military force. we have to be resolute in imposing costs. russian leaders have denied their behind the turmoil in to criticize the sanctions they say they won't retaliate songs yet it was solution to the swiss foreign minister sergei lavrov says they want o give others the opportunity to calm down he seemed far from home on the ground in eastern ukraine as the separatists expand their reach. government troops stay well away manng checkpoints on the outskirts of the occupied region to make ma
CSPAN
May 1, 2014 10:00am EDT
% aimed at russia. all the other participants in this program are the very countries that russia threatens right now. particularly ukraine which is the second largest participant. i think it would be a really bad signal for this country to actually cut programs that are supportive of democracy in the areas immediately around russia. frankly i think more or less plays into putin's hand. beyond that we have a unique institution, unique arrangement and unique person heading it at the library of congress, who is probably the country's -- is the country's, probably the world's foremost expert on russian history and culture and literature. this has been well placed as long as he's been the librarian and well used. again i appreciate my friend's motives, but i would urge the rejection of the amendment. with that i would like to yield the remainder of the time that i have to my good friend, the gentleman from virginia. the chair: the gentleman from virginia is recognized. >> coy not agree mr. moran: i cannot agree more with my friend from oklahoma, the chair of this subcommittee. and the idea that
PBS
May 1, 2014 6:30am PDT
and assistance from russia you're going to be content with most of the moody told you several times. asking the new fiscal year that we don't need much. the two authorities in kiev. there is no doubt russia has sent men and weapons to police for the mario and other separatist leaders in power like some other pro russian leaders memory off admits he used to be part of the soviet army before running on small silk factory. another separatist leader still as member of russian military intelligence according to the eu and the ukrainian authorities. the horse drawn comp who used to live in the shadow now openly says he's behind operations in the separatist provinces of the next two months. only with which to visit with my presence here is a result of the work i did in crimea many comrades turned to me to ask to help bring about the crimean scenario in their native regions of donetsk and inconspicuous to begin each new age the ukraine separatist leaders were recently and known in the provinces they now control the new leader of the so called yes people's republic used to be a security guard sell c
CNN
May 1, 2014 6:00am PDT
control much of eastern ukraine. and if there's any doubt mr. putin wants to return russia to its cold war grandeur, take a look at what happened at red square today. 100,000 people gathered for a massive may day rally. we haven't seen anything like this since the communist soviet union dissolved. cnn's matthew chance was there. >> reporter: well, the russian authorities say this is not meant to be any kind of soviet revival, but for the first time since 1991, tens of thousands of russians are parading through red square to commemorate may day. now, officially, this has been organized by russia's unions. the people here are students. they're factory workers. they're doctors and teachers. but it comes amid a growing sense of national pride in russia, particularly in the face of international sanctions and the events in yeah crane. ukraine. >> translator: well, maybe the young generation doesn't have the same pride that existed in soviet times, but we're trying to rebuild our traditions. >> reporter: given the tensions between russia and the west at the moment, are you concerned that the cou
LINKTV
May 1, 2014 5:30am PDT
will be in trouble. >> one question he does not like is whether he gets orders or assistance from russia. >> i have no contact with moscow. stop asking i have told you -- stop asking, i have told you this several times. >> but to the authorities in kiev, it is clear that they have -- the russians have sent weapons to him and other separatists in power. like other russian leaders -- pro-russian leaders, he was a member of the soviet army before running a small soap factory. another member is still a member of russian military intelligence according to the european union and ukrainian authorities. he now that she used to live in the shadow but now is openly saying he's behind operations in the separatist provinces of donetsk and luhansk. >> my presence here is a result of the work i did in crimea, and i helped bring about the crimean scenario in the native regions of donetsk and luhansk. >> ukraine separatist leaders were recently unknown in the provinces that they now control. the new leader of the so-called donetsk people's republic used to be a security guard and sell candy, and work for a company
CNN
May 1, 2014 3:00am PDT
tensions in ukraine threatening to come to a boil. russia's calling on kiev to halt militaryistic statements after ukraine's acting president declared his country's military was put on full combat readiness. ukraine's leader making a stunning acknowledgement wednesday saying pro-russian militants have taken control of much of the eastern chunk of ukraine. >>> in virginia, federal investigators are raising to find out what caused a train to jump its track in downtown lynchburg. several cars burst into flames. thousands of gallons of crude oil were dumped into the james river. clean-up crew rsz scrambling to contain the damage. some 50,000 gallons of oil are unaccounted for. thankfully no injuries were reported, but the incident has safety experts calling for greater oversight. >>> flight departures expected to be back to normal this morning. out west after a technical glitch for several airport toss ground the airplanes. f,aa sayses there was a malfunction at a radar center north of los angeles. it afri affected los angeles, phoenix, and salt lake city. no word of what it caused th
Bloomberg
May 1, 2014 4:00am EDT
for today's post number. 100,000, that is how many people from trade unions are marching in russia's red square for mayday. communisthe year the union dissolved. when we come back, we are joined by the ceo of fast future research to talk about whether your job is in danger. tech is taking over. mayday, mayday for the labor market. ♪ >> welcome back. you are watching "the pulse." you are looking at live pictures from athens, the center of greek -- i don't know, demonstration over the last few years. we have seen some major demonstrations. it is made a they are may day they areay celebrating today. we are looking at different stories out of istanbul where we are seeing teargas being used. unemployment, a big focus today. this is the celebration of labor , celebration of workers rights. it is a good day to look at a story that is changing for all of us. the landscape of labor is changing. tech is changing everything around us. let's talk about what happens next. the fast future research ceo is here to join us. how do we need to think about what is going on in our world? the pace of change
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 2:00pm EDT
against the russian elements in the east, that would give the pretext that russia would require to move across the border. many are praising the government in kiev for not doing that, for not going fire-for-fire. what the acting president was saying to 20--well, more than 20 regional governors, their top priority over the next four days is to prevent the unrest which we've seen in those eastern regions from spreading further across the east and perhaps into the south of the country. we have heard that ministry of interior forces were doing their job or perhaps the city police were not doing their duties as required. >> the military exercises were going to be held tonight kiev. what's the latest on that? >> reporter: yes, it's a very strange one. there is an announcement on the city council website earlier on today. it spoke of tactical special training and the possibility that armored vehicles may be involved. thethey are planning military exercises in the early hours of thursday morning. it does appear there is some exercise training but it will fall short of the tanks rolling through
CNN
Apr 30, 2014 6:00am PDT
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Apr 30, 2014 5:30am PDT
provincial capital of luong. despite new western sanctions on russia. an inmate in oklahoma dies of a heart attack minutes after a botched attempt to execute him with a new death penalty cocktail. also coming up this hour, celebrations across madrid as madrid wins. it might be an all spanish 20 in may if chelsea loses in tonight's game. a tug-of-war over french engineering company al stump. it says -- alstom. it is giving them a month to decide over the $12 billion offer from general election. there is a rival offer from siemens. a rack is voting in its first general election since u.s. troops -- iraq is voting in his first general election since u.s. troops left in 2011. the severe violence that hit the country this week continues. two women were among the dead as a bomb went off at a polling station in the north. nicholas rushworth has more. friday, and the explosion tore apart a campaign rally in the east of the city. attack was part of the waves of sectarian violence nationwide in the days before the vote. iraq is currently going through its worst unrest in years. security for this elec
CNBC
Apr 30, 2014 6:00am EDT
come in from russia over the next period of time. >> that's, i mean, something people look at. they look at energy is what jack welch was talking about yesterday, you think finance is going to be an area of strong growth? >> i think finance is at the root of everything that happens. so i think it has top. the economy will be good. i think it has to be good. i think energy, when you see a pipeline thing that makes sense, put it off until after an election. >> is this on purpose? i wasn't listening. now you say that. isn't that just. >> it doesn't make any sense. i mean, then you have to wait until the next election and the next election. >> every two years, unfortunately. >> the stuff is going to go some place else. it's obviously a safer way to transport that kind of oil. why not become an exporter of it? >> we talk about this often on camera before. who did you support, two elections ago for president? >> oh, boy. >> you supported barak obama. you didn't the last time around, why? >> pardon me? >> why? >> i didn't think he did a good job. >> the thing that bothers you the mos
CNN
Apr 30, 2014 3:00am PDT
's give you a little more of your headlines at this hour. we start with sanctions against russia. certainly not slowing the violence in ukraine. hundreds of rebels stormed the government buildings. separatists raised their flag. they fired on police. this aggression comes in the face of new sanctions from the u.s. and european union which don't seem to be slowing the russians down. >>> amanda knox fighting back against a new report by an italian appeals court explaining their conviction by blaming knox for fatally stabbing her british roommate over a fight about mon money. she says the new claims are unsupported by evidence or logic since her dna was not foundnd i meredith kurcher's room. she was convicted again when italy's highest court ordered new appeals trial. >>> minimum wage taking center stage today in washington. president obama fresh off his week long asia trip will push for an increase from $7.25 to $10.10. democrats appear to be making this an election year issue while conceding they probably don't have the votes. a long shot procedural vote is needed today. no republ
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2014 3:00am PDT
they were awarded we thought no problem. >> just like russia's putin that went smoothly. >>> and mr. halperin, the play on veep i'm sure you heard that mr. allen. let's talk business. harry reid said democrats are holding talks about a vote to prove the keystone pipeline. is that actually going to happen? >> they're actually going to have a vote. and this is a real surprise. it's a sign of how worried democrats are about the senate. yesterday, i was out at the milken conference in los angeles, did a poll, including a lot of democrats, asking them what they thought the chances were republicans could take every 0 the senate. nate silver said around 60%. dave leonhart said around 61%. the democrats i talked to said it's more like 60%. they are worried about a republican senate. so you have harry reid saying he might take a vote on approving the keystone pipeline. what's not determined is, will this be something that's binding will this be more a sense of the senate, as they call it. but the key fact, 11 senate democrats have signed a letter to president obama saying they want him to ap
CNBC
Apr 30, 2014 4:00am EDT
the recent rise india in dollar terms is still down something like 35% from its peak. russia is dirt cheap. i don't think there's a hurry to buy russian stocks. >> no, no. not until we have a little bit more clarity, perhaps. mark, good to have you on the show. you'll stick around. mark farber, publisher of the boom, gloom and doom report. do you agree with mark? is there potential for a bigger correction? get in touch with us, e-mail worldwide@cnbc.com, @cnbcwex or @rosswestgate. >>> we'll discuss what's next for the social media giant, twitter. >>> to qe or not to qe. that seems to be one of the questions. the figure for eurozone inflation comes out in around 45 minutes. could have a big bearing on what the ecb does or doesn't do. >>> cnbc hits the catwalk. we catch up with super model kate moss to find out about her latest business venture. we needed 30 new hires for our call center. i'm spending too much time hiring and not enough time in my kitchen. [ female announcer ] need to hire fast? go to ziprecruiter.com and post your job to over 30 of the web's leading job boards with a single cl
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 4:00am EDT
russia. oil -- likeg, like all of the oil companies, interests in russia. they have a plant in the far east where they have partnered up with gazprom. they went to russia 12 days ago to meet with president putin and say it is really important to us, that plans. we would like to up capacity there by 50%. he got president putin's endorsement for that. that is good for shell. late last night, resident putin saying that if they ratchet up sanctions against russia, there are no need for any retaliatory measures just yet. russia may eventually have to re-examine, as he put it, cooperation with western energy projects. that will give all of the oil companies pause and it is something mr. van burden will be asked about today when he talks to investors. >> give us an update about shell and the ukraine. >> they really cannot beat this geopolitical situation in the ukraine. they were talking to the central government about developing gas in the east of the company -- of the country, exactly where the separatists in ukraine are now operating. there, lateright yesterday, we had pro russia militias
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 3:00am EDT
call. everybody wants to hear about russia. a very sizable interest in russia. one reason why van burton was meeting with putin, kissing the ring if i might say. we heard president putin yesterday warning that there could be retaliatory moves against western interests if they ratchet up their sanctions. he said he may have to look at western energy deals in russia. >> we can see royal dutch shell up over 3%. alstom -- we are waiting. i am getting excited about alstom. it was called up 20%. let's have a look at another stock, barclays. everybody is doing it. it is a bad bank. the commodities business, the fixed income business, some u.s. mortgage assets and european lending books in spain and italy. 54 billion euros worth of risk weighted assets. alstom up 11.8%. we called it 20%, it was up 12%. >> pretty good. >> let's have a look at heritage oil. we have another deal on the table. we are keeping that in focus. qatar's al miqrab agrees to buy heritage oil for $1.5 billion. 224 million pounds if you prefer. enough enter out of me. let's talk to johnnie. cpi on the way. are you both
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 1:00am EDT
spoke about earnings and russia. the uncertainty is not identifiable. we'll have to keep on monitoring the situation closely. diets to its ipo ows ases to its ipo l twitter slows. >> hello. welcome to "countdown." i am mark barton. >> i am anna edwards. in london. welcome to the program. we begin with the earnings. >> first quarter profits rising 5.2%. that is the net income increased . analysts anticipate a profit of $1.44 billion. the reason why it has been booted -- boosted by the purchase of its division in bell john. -- belgium. earnings were boosted by a drop in payments to minority shareholders after bnp body stake in one of its units for three and a quarter billion euros. it is worth noting bp hosted its profits and '08 after setting aside payments to u.s. economic sanctions. it did say today that talks took place on the matter during the first quarter. there is still uncertainty on the size of the penalty. be excluded,annot but it could be significantly larger than the amount provision. that is worth noting. bas profit rose and exceeded analyst estimates held by the person it'
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 7:00pm PDT
border with south. all in. it didn't seem more western sanctions spelled out against russia this time out of brussels. another takeover of a government building in the east of ukraine this time the city of logan's that's just forty five km from the russian border was good in eastern ukraine in costs over the falls and gets dog was herbert was what's the latest. plus my reading of the people's republic of donetsk which is where i can we have got to see the creation of the three of the gods know that god is in the fourth largest city in ukraine and it seems very much at this hour tonight falling into the hands this effort is as other cities throughout the eastern region have in recent days and weeks of the situation because it is as you said we took a canal building a strategic site is really the first to go it seems today. several thousand demonstrators are besieged at early dawn of the broken window that broke into the building the race to flag down a russian flag over the roof. a few hours later it was the regional television stations and in the prosecutor's office and now at this hour a
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 10:00am EDT
of the situation in russia? >> mr. putin is salvaging a failure. he lost control of ukraine in the revolution that overthrew viktor yanukovych. crimea was a consolation prize. now what he is trying to do is by intimidating and disrupting the political process in ukraine, to loosen kiev's control over the country. what he is trying to do right now is to destabilize the political process so that you end up with such a decentralized ukraine that russia can control it in a way that he controls the whole -- controlled the whole of it after the revolution. >> ariel roubini thinks things will get worse and -- before they get better. you agree? 10,n a scale of one to ukraine is at seven and getting higher as far as the chance of what he termed a hot war is. >> that would be a very risky option for putin. the squeeze of economic sanctions in energy and financial sectors has not been put on yet. i don't think he needs to do more than he is doing. disruption, acting as provocateur -- it would be a very risky option for him to mount a full-blown invasion. i think that would force the germans into backing
CNBC
Apr 29, 2014 9:00am EDT
kind of exogenous event, could be something as simple as russia ukraine becoming more difficult. >> okay. >> don't know. something out of the ordinary. >> i wondered if you were going to say growth is disappointing and perhaps won't get the growth the market assumed. if you look at what's happening in the market you have strong rotation. we've spoken many times about the high flying tech stocks, biotech, social media, that have lost a huge amount of value but you see weakness in housing. in financials. economically sensitive areas, the utility index is pushing up towards an all-time high. what do you do with that rotation? do you follow through? >> well, we look at the individual companies and their own valuations. so we think that some of the high flyers, which have come down, are still at fairly lofty valuations and hard to justify. we contrast that with other old technology dinosaurs like microsoft, cisco, hewlett-packard, where their actual results have been quite good and their valuations are very attractive. so we wouldn't necessarily look at the rotation in a kind of a se
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 9:00am EDT
. on the list is the current director of russia's intelligence agency, and valerie, the first deputy minister of defense and the army general in charge of the deployment of russian troops along the ukrainian border. >>> the new list announced by brussels includes 15 individuals, 9 of whom are russian. some of them are political like the deputy chair of the lower house of parliament here in russia who was instrumental in starting legislation to inkorea grate the crimea region into the russian federation. others are military, like russia's deputy defense minister and chief of the armed services. they said brussels is doing the bidding of washington with unfriendly gestures. the deputy foreign minister said it is a repeat of 1949 when the west imposed what he calls an iron curtain on the soviet union and other nations. the ministry has said it is ready to respond, but won't rush its response. commentators have generally said it's clear both the eu and us are holding back and not going as far as they could. basically they are going after people linked to vladimir putin not after the big firms the
LINKTV
Apr 29, 2014 5:30am PDT
scenario in southeastern ukraine. this as the u.s. and brussels hardin sanctions against russia. on the ground, pro-russian separatists have extended their grip on public buildings. remainsions in donetsk high. the eve of the first general election in iraq since the withdrawal of american troops. 11 people killed and 19 wounded in a twin bomb attack in northeastern baghdad. with no p still in the middle east. the american secretary of state was going -- there were allegations that it could become an apartheid state. >> also coming up, we will be getting the latest in sports. looking ahead to the meeting tonight in the second leg of the champions league semifinal. we will be looking at the list that will infuriate france -- the world's 50 best restaurants, and only four of them are french. we will find out more about that in just a moment. our top headline -- russia's deputy foreign minister has said there is no reason to fear that russia will repeat a crimean scenario in southeastern ukraine. he was speaking in the wake of fresh sanctions announced by washington and brussels. th
LINKTV
Apr 29, 2014 5:00am PDT
that russia will not invade ukraine. a statement says russian defense minister sergei shoigu made the promises to his u.s. counterpart chuck hagel in a phone call. russian troops have recently carried out major exercises near ukraine's border. shoigu explained that the military presence is due to concerns about possible violence in eastern ukraine. he said ukrainian authorities could use force against unarmed civilians. leaders in the u.s. and the european union are urging president vladimir putin to halt what they call russian intervention in ukraine. white house spokesperson jay carney said russia has not failed to meet its commitments, but has escalated the crisis. russian diplomats had agreed in geneva this month to help de-escalate the tensions in eastern ukraine. carney also said the administration will apply sanctions to seven more russian officials, as well as 17 financial institutions and energy firms. leaders in europe added 15 names to their sanctions list. those targeted will face travel bans, and asset freezes. russian officials are criticizing the u.s. administration's decision.
CNBC
Apr 29, 2014 6:00am EDT
near a seven-year high, despite what's going on in ukraine. the cac current is up 0.4%. in russia, up 1.2% as well. more on that in a second. earnings higher today. nokia leading the european indices after unveiling plans to return more than $3 billion to shareholders in buy backs and extra dividends. the stock today up nearly 8%. this is despite a slip in the company's first quarter revenue. although investors also appear to be welcoming the firm's new ceo. good moves higher from deutsche bank, up 2.6%. it also announced a bond issue to increase the strength of its balance sheet. no news about a capital hike. we did get more announcements today on the methodology for the european banking association's stress test which are coming out for the eu today. it will include fx an a spike higher in sovereign bond yield as well. we're focused on bp, the stock up not quite a percent in london. the oil giant saying earnings at its russian partner, rosneft, have been hit by a weaker ruble. that firm's ceo has been hit by u.s. sanctions. talking about the sanctions being announced by the u.s. and t
CNBC
Apr 29, 2014 4:00am EDT
to europe were up 15% last year. russia's top natural gas producer says any expansion of western bank sanctions could lead to adverse consequences and shares in the company. the kremlin meanwhile denounced a decision by the eu and u.s. to ramp up sanctions. seven individuals targeted by the white house. 17 companies have also been hit. and within the last hour, the eu has followed the states and expanded its black list of sanctions against high-profile russians. the eu is also targeting the deputy prime minister. william hague said the western had no option than to introduce these wider sanctions. >> increasing the scope of the sanctions placed on russia is the right response for the failure to implement the geneva agreement. in the last two hours, the united states has announced it is imposing sanctions on seven further russian government officials, including two members of president putin's inner circle. sanctions on 17 companies also linked to putin's inner circle and additional restrictions on 13 of those companies. >> joining us with their thoughts, joseph dire, and lankton. welc
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 4:00am EDT
's stay with russia. the west has hit russia with a fresh round of sanctions. 'sd includes vladimir putin allies. >> we spoke about the impact of russian sanctions on business. >> for the moment, we are investigating the significance of the sanctions and coming back to practical implications. bp has a lot of exposure to russia. in profitst a drop today. there is a list of stories today that are making headlines. impact.me about the we knew people close to vladimir putin would be on this list. it is just him and it has a role bp.ct on >> and puts them in a pickle. largest 20% of russia's oil producer. the corporate entity has not been sanctioned and the ceo has. if you are bob dudley, you have a 20% stake and a seat on the board. -- as a u.s. in citizen, can you go to the board meeting or not? we heard them say they would have to investigate the sanctions a little more carefully and that is what we already heard from bp and i suspect we will hear that from bob dudley later in the day. one thing i will point out is that there are two lists. he is sanctioned in the united states. in the unit
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 1:00am EDT
the relationship with russia. they have a cooperation -- which isth headed by the ceo. he has appeared on the sanctions list has published by western nations in the last 20 four hours or so. the company itself is not on the sanctions the less. we will talk to the ceo of statoil. that's how we are learning about thes sanctions and what it means for his relationship. .nd his relation with rosneft and whether he see the climate benefiting hit business. it is the second largest exporter. whether there are -- the geopolitical playing cow and what it means. we will be speaking to helge in a few moments time. 6:02. we have had earnings from deutsche bank. banker byt investment ravenel. first-quarter profits up by 30 four percent. trading revenue declines. honda nicole it in berlin with a details. -- hans nichols is in berlin with the details. beat.was a the big question on the earnings we were going to learn what the time for them to switch to plan b? plan a was no more massive capital. the answer is somewhat mixed. we have revenues down 34% on the previous year. it estimates a beat and if yo
PBS
Apr 28, 2014 7:00pm PDT
exports to russia. that we don't think are appropriate to be exporting in the sky to climb. for his part the russian president running off an eventual freeze on defense industry sales whose country. everyone needs to understand we will in any case find an adequate replacement. they're a unique things that are produced by one or two companies but we will be able to baptize the senate question time the money will be in it a bit more expensive it'll take a little time we will survive them and moving forward the partners went to popular and useful. the center of brussels non correspond may make man made. we know that said the skin of the eu ambassadors re convening on wednesday. how far can the eu go wee birdy heard statements from of the british partners of russia's russian oil giant royal snapped. i mean he seemed to think that the very top of it that they're really good and it read twenty eight they betray him. to me. to me that the trip that we can to date. in that situation over the screen. comedic and the plastic tray that if i get to stitch the morning apart from teaching. like on an
PBS
Apr 28, 2014 5:30pm PDT
against russia. nearly seven hundred calls brotherhood supporters including the spiritual leader sentenced to death in egypt following a mass trial a battle royale french industrial giant. germany's siemens or us conglomerate ge what lessons are on to the ukrainian city of donetsk in the east where pro and anti russian activists adult in the streets leaving fourteen people injured some seriously as the situation in eastern ukraine becomes more volatile the united states and the eu have unveiled a new round of sanctions against russia. targeting top government advisors and the number of companies of these new sanctions were milder than men in moscow had feared. washington says the kremlin is not doing enough to rein in separate groups another building seems to be more barricades going on a pro russian activists in the town of content in each cup about what a find the latest conquest on monday it was another sign that the separatist movement in eastern ukraine remains undiminished. brussels european union ambassadors scampered to discuss additional sanctions against russia which the eu and u
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